If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Towards Sustainable and Ethical Finance

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

In recent years, banks have shifted their activities from traditional borrowing and lending operations to financial markets. Andrea Baranes argues that today the banks bear huge responsibilities for the financial and economic crises. The private banks also deserve strong criticism for their poor environmental and social record. Major changes are needed if a sustainable path for the financial system is to be put in place. Ethical finance institutions represent a concrete alternative as well as an example for other banks. At the same time, mindsets need to change to bring finance back to its original role: an instrument at the service of economic, trade and human activities, and not an end in itself: to produce money out of money in the shortest possible time.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/dev.2009.47

Publication date: September 1, 2009

Related content

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more